2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Media Studies Major


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Program Learning Outcomes


Students will:

  • understand foundational relationships between media, culture, and society
  • develop critical skills in assessing media as a consumer and citizen
  • develop foundational skills in media profession practice in electronic media and journalism
  • understand the historical and contemporary practices of news media in societal context
  • understand the historical and contemporary practices of electronic media in societal context
  • understand the legal and ethical constraints on media practices
  • understand the social theories of media and power, and the development of media criticism
  • understand and apply theories and research on media uses and effects
  • develop research skills in media history, theory, and criticism, and in media analysis
  • gain advanced knowledge in media and society, electronic media, or journalism
  • gain understanding of professional practices in media organizations through fieldwork
  • apply advanced research or professional skills to a senior thesis or project

Major Requirements (48 Units)


200-Level


300-Level


Note:


Students must obtain a grade of “C” or higher in every class in the major and may not count prerequisite courses in which a grade of “C-” or lower is obtained.

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